Roundup of useful things for developers

Roundup of useful things for developers

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some programming and shell tips and there were a few significant changes to the .NET stack this month…

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Installing VLC in Chrome to playback all kinds of video

Installing VLC in Chrome to playback all kinds of video

Just like everybody else I know, I have tons of video in random formats that I can’t seem to get to play back in my…

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Google+ Sign-In best practices

Google+ Sign-In best practices

Joanna Smith and I gave a talk at this year’s I/O conference in San Francisco.  The following video is the full presentation!    

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GDL covering Over-The-Air app installs

GDL covering Over-The-Air app installs

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PSA: Attachments for Google+ Activities have changed

PSA: Attachments for Google+ Activities have changed

Earlier this week, we talked about some upcoming changes to the Activities API in the Google+ office hours.  You can see our short demo here:…

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Counting the number of mentions for a hashtag

Counting the number of mentions for a hashtag

A Google+ user was interested in getting a count of the number of mentions for a particular hashtag on Google+. Seeing as the Activities API…

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The Google Wallet API from Hangouts

The Google Wallet API from Hangouts

This week, we recorded an episode of Google+ office hours where I have a chat with Jonathan Beri about a demo he created where the…

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So... you want to make your app metro?

So… you want to make your app metro?

There are two excellent videos on Channel 9: Jensen Video – 8 traits of Metro style apps – http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/BUILD/BUILD2011/BPS-1004 Samuel Moreau  – Designing Metro style:…

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